Pernoi rebrands as a casual Italian restaurant
Several months after collaborator Takashi Yagihashi moved on from the business and following a pivot to carryout due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, high-end Japanese-Italian restaurant Pernoi is transitioning into a casual Italian restaurant called Casa Pernoi. The rebranded restaurant from owner Luciano Del Signore opens for dine-in service on Tuesday, June 16. Diners can expect options like ricotta ravioli, charred octopus, and veal chop parmigiano.
Detroit-based food and labor fellowship now accepting applications
Food Lab Detroit is currently accepting applications for its Fellowship for Change in Food & LAbor. The six-month paid fellowship, sponsored by Aetna Foundation and the New Economy Initiative, is an opportunity for cooks, chefs, and restaurateurs to collaborate and learn from local business owners about building a better food system and restaurant industry. Applications are live now and close on June 29, 2020.
Ghosts take the place of customers at Royal Oak restaurant
Social distancing dummies, mannequins, and stuffed animals are now standing in for customers at many restaurants across the United States right now. In Royal Oak, Trattoria Pizzeria da Luigi is filling its empty seats with ghosts.
Governor visits Detroit restaurant
As Michigan restaurants and bars reopened last week for dine-in service at 50 percent capacity, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer paid a masked visit to Tou & Mai in Cass Corridor for a taro milk tea.
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Big Gretch aka Governor Gretchen Whitmer, stopped by today for a taro milk tea! Thank you for stopping by and checking up on us. . It’s a beautiful day y’all! Come out and say Hey! ☀️ @gewhitmer #biggretch #governor #michigan #touandmai #detroitbubbletea #midtowndetroit @nou_music
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